Chicago taxpayers on hook for $41,700 each to cover city’s debt By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network

Chicago taxpayers on hook for $41,700 each to cover city’s debt By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK With Chicago’s $37 billion shortfall, mainly from unfunded pension obligations, each of the city’s taxpayers would be on the hook for more than $41,000 just so Chicago could break even. Accordingly, the …

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In Illinois, Jeanne Ives is a game-changer/She protects the people she represents

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_2WzueDsi0 Watch now. Jeanne Ives doesn’t try to keep those in power comfortable. She protects the people she represents. In Illinois, Jeanne Ives is a game-changer. Pat Hughes explains why Ives is a better option for Governor in this edition of Two Minute Warning. Watch the latest Two Minute Warning now and share your thoughts on …

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Illinois Democrats say Illinois does not tax its residents enough.

Illinois politicians will continue to hail a progressive income tax as a quick fix to the state’s poor spending habits. Don’t be tricked. Illinois is home to a few powerful interests who believe one problem is at the root of the state’s horrific finances. It’s not the sinkhole of pension debt swirling beneath Springfield and …

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